Resources

https://www.caregiver.org/connecting-caregivers/services-by-state/
Take time to visit Family Caregiver Alliance’s Services by State tool. It helps family caregivers locate public, nonprofit, and private programs and services nearest their loved one—whether they are living at home or in a residential facility. Resources include government health and disability programs, legal resources, disease-specific organizations and more. Caregiving is challenging, but there are resources to help. They have a click on a state map, and it provides a list of specific resources in your particular state or scroll to view national resources and organizations on their site.

https://www.caregiving.org/
The National Alliance for Caregiving is a non-profit coalition of national organizations who share a vision of a society that values, supports and empowers family caregivers to thrive at home, work and life. Its mission is to build partnerships in research, advocacy, and innovation to make life better for family caregivers. They provide excellent booklets and material to address various caregiver issues including Supporting Diverse Caregivers. Get this booklet at https://www.caregiving.org/guidebook-supporting-diverse-caregivers/.

https://www.archrespite.org/
The Mission of the ARCH National Respite Coalition is to secure quality, accessible, planned and crisis respite services for all families and caregivers in need of such services to strengthen and stabilize families, and enhance child and adult safety.

The Coalition works to achieve these goals by preserving and promoting respite in policy and programs at the national, state, and local levels.

https://www.caregiver.va.gov/
This site provides resources and information.

https://www.caregiveraction.org/
https://www.caregiveraction.org/family-caregiver-toolbox (Family Caregiver Organization)
Caregiver Action Network (CAN) is the nation’s leading family caregiver organization working to improve the quality of life for the more than ninety million Americans who care for loved ones with chronic conditions, disabilities, disease, or the frailties of old age. CAN serves a broad spectrum of family caregivers ranging from the parents of children with significant health needs, to the families and friends of wounded soldiers; from a young couple dealing with a diagnosis of MS, to adult children caring for parents with Alzheimer’s disease. CAN (the National Family Caregivers Association EIN 52-1780405) is a non-profit organization providing education, peer support, and resources to family caregivers across the country free of charge.

https://www.aarp.org/caregiving/
AARP provides a wide range of information covering multiple topics for caregivers.

https://www.alz.org/
The Alzheimer’s Association is a great source of information.

https://www.parkinson.org/about-us/vision-mission
The Parkinson’s Foundation makes life better for people with Parkinson’s disease (PD) by improving care and advancing research toward a cure. In everything we do, we build on the energy, experience and passion of our global Parkinson’s community.

https://www.als.org/
This is an informational site on ALS and their mission is to find a cure for ALS.

https://autismpartnershipfoundation.org/
This site provides information all about autism. They advance effective methodology and behavior analytic treatment to improve outcomes of individuals with autism spectrum disorder.

https://www.stroke.org/
They provide information on strokes and many resources on the topic.

https://acl.gov/sites/default/files/RAISE_SGRG/NatStrategyFamCaregivers_Infographic.pdf
Many state and federal agencies have come together with five goals to support family caregivers as outlined in this document. The two councils are Raise Act Family Caregiving Advisory Council and the Advisory Council of Grandparents raising Grandchildren.

https://acl.gov/
Their mission: Maximize the independence, well-being, and health of older adults, people with disabilities across the lifespan, and their families and caregivers.

https://acl.gov/senior-nutrition/menus-and-recipes
Healthy Eating: They provide information on healthy meals, recipes and more.